Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)

Lobelia cardinalis

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: cardinal flower
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb

Lobelia cardinalis, or cardinal flower, is native to all but the northwestern quarter of the United States, where they grow in wet meadows, pond margins, stream and river banks, flood plains and wetlands.

In our yard, this grows in the Wetland Area.

Our growing score: 5

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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